[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1772: Allow Multiple Channels rom 1 Transponder...

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Sat Sep 23 09:49:32 UTC 2006

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 12:49:08PM -0700, Bruce Markey wrote:
> Martin Long wrote:
> > The actual task of grabbing several channels is academic,
> But there is no way to configure this. That is the missing
> piece. There would need to be a mechanism to tell the system
> that the same device can be used as two independent inputs
> that are not mutually exclusive. The other side of the coin
> is that there in no way to tell the system that two inputs
> on different cards share a resource and need to be mutually
> exclusive.

There would need to be several "logical" inputs for each card.
At least in DVB land the set of available channels that can
be recorded simultaneously is governed by which multiplex they
are on.

Here we have 6 muxes, so we would have 6 logical inputs that
are mutually exclusive...


> Currently the premise is that all cards are independent and
> can record one show at a time each. If there are two inputs
> on the same card, it can only record from one or the other.
> Here is an old discussion of these issues:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/182867
> --  bjm
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